Randon S. Miller

Randon S. Miller, 42, RD2 Tyrone, went to be with the Lord on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at Cancer Treatment Center of America, Philadelphia, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Butler on May 13, 1964, he was the son of the late Floyd J. and Peggy (Haught) Miller. He was united in marriage to Karen L. Kensinger on June 26, 1993, in Martinsburg.
Mr. Miller is survived by his wife; two sons: Tyson Jay and Trevor Chase Miller, both at home; brother Greg Miller and wife Dee of East Butler; father and mother-in-law: Russell and Alice Kensinger, Martinsburg; brothers and sisters-in-law: Mark A. Kensinger and wife Lori, Duncansville and Christine L. Farkus and husband Jerome A., Roaring Spring; nieces and nephews Tricia, Courtney and Greggie Miller and Jenna and Andrew Farkus; and loved by many aunts and uncles; also by Choco and Nilla, his Labrador Retrievers.
He was a member of Logan Valley Presbyterian Church, Bellwood, where he was a former member of the session.
A graduate of Moniteau High School in 1982 and California University of Pennsylvania in 1987, Mr. Miller began his teaching career at Bellwood-Antis School District in 1988. During his 18 years of dedicated service to a career he loved as an industrial arts teacher and assistant varsity football coach, he introduced the Fellowship of Christian Athletes into the school district and took the advisorship role. In 2004 he received the “Huddle Coach of the Year” award.
An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Miller enjoyed hunting and fishing, and had a love for woodworking. He enjoyed boating, four-wheeling, and spending time at the camp. He loved to entertain his friends and especially enjoyed vacationing with his family.
He was a member of Bellwood Sportsmens, the N.R.A. and various coaches and teachers associations.
Friends will be received from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 1, and 2 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept 2. at the Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at Memorial Stadium, Bellwood-Antis High School, with the Rev. Barry Vance, the Rev. Dr. Lew Button, and the Rev. Norman Huff officiating. Private graveside services will be held at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.
In Lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Mr. Miller’s memory may be made to: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, C/O Bellwood-Antis High School or Logan Valley Presbyterian Church, Bellwood.